The impact of COVID-19 crisis on EU security and defence

09-03-2021 - 09:45 SEDE
The challenges of the pandemic COVID19 on EU security and defence The challenges of the pandemic COVID19 on EU security and defence
The impact of COVID-19 crisis on EU security and defence © @European Union

COVID-19 has also impacted EU security and defence issues. This paper explores how, and presents the lessons to be learnt and recommendations for the future. This analysis for SEDE committee shows the challenges of the pandemic on security and defence - how the pandemic reveals vulnerabilities, while multiplying and accelerating trends and threats. It looks at which lessons the EU should learn in order to better manage and prepare for such crises, and makes strategic recommendations.